TRINIDAD Y TOBAGO: TERROR MONEY * - EntornoInteligente / Trinidad Express / ONE hundred and eighty-two Trinidad and Tobago citizens are suspected of financing terrorist activity in 2016.

And there were 739 suspicious financial transactions in 2016 from banks, private members clubs and other money value transfer services (such as real estate etc) amounting to TT$805.5 million.

This represented a 127 per cent increase over 2015 in the monetary value of suspicious transactions.

There are some of the highlights of the 2015/2016 Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) report, which were revealed by Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young at yesterday’s post-Cabinet news conference at the Office of the Prime Minister in St Clair.

Young also noted that over the 2015 to 2016 period there were certain growing trends— one was the emergence of wire transfers to jurisdictions suspected of involvement in human trafficking.

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